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have fewer ships in the navy today that any time since 1917? the air force is older and smaller in its fleet than at any time since 1947 when it was formed. you know our troops were stretched to the limit in iraq and afghanistan, and yet he wants to shrink the number of troops, shipbuilding, purchases of aircraft. i will take us in a different direction. i will maintain a military second to none that is so strong no one will ever test us, we will add to our navy, air force, and to our active-duty personnel. >> usa! usa! usa! usa! usa! usa! >> one of the great experiences i have had is meeting men and women who have served in our military. i deeply respect and appreciate the sacrifice that they have made, and i appreciate the sacrifice of their families and those that have been lost and their families. i wonder if those who are here today who have served in the military or are serving will please to raise their hands and be recognized. wow. thank you. this is a beautiful corner of god's creation, but that wonderful line from one of our national hymns comes to mind, "oh beautiful, for he
. i practiced it for eight years in the navy. up was lucky to get into the computer business at that time -- i was really lucky to get into the computer business at that time. i started my own company and it all worked out. people bought computers but they could not use them. they could not make the software. so we would sell the whole thing. hardware, software, we operated 24 hours a day, seven days a week. that went over the world and the whistle that to general motors -- and then we sold that to general motors. then i started a new company that was very successful also. it is now a part of dell. >> are the presidential campaigns the most surprising part of your life when you look back? >> it was a tough experience. >> you can say i see what i did what i did in terms of my public education, my military service and business career but what made me decide to run for president? >> this was not that rational but that was something i stuck with. if you do not have a well educated population, it is even less rational. if we can get back to a really educated population, people wil
in learning leadership at the finest level and getting to practice it for 8 years in the navy. i was lucky to get in the computer business, and i had all these ideas that ibm was not interested in, and i started my own company. it all worked out, because people bought computers but could not use them. they could not make the software. we would sell the whole thing, a completely finished package, hardware, software, and that went on all over the world, and sold that off to general motors of all places. then started a new company and that was barry successful also. it is now -- and that was a very successful also. >> it is now part of dell. >> the presidential campaign, when you look back, you could say why i did what i did in terms of my public education, man military service. whatever made me decide for run for president? >> those other things were more rational. that was something we stuck with. it is human nature. people vote, and if you do not have a well-educated population, it is less rational. if we could ever get back to a block-educated population, people would do a much better job
would like to think jennifer dobson and her staff, the facilities and public relations teams, the navy and technology folks, and everyone else who has helped put this together, including the staff at the earthrights international. this is being co-sponsored by a program on comparative and environmental law and the international legal studies program. before i introduced the speakers, for those interested, we are also hosting a conference october 15 about the human rights system. you can check the website for more information about that conference. in its first argument of the term, the supreme court heard the arguments in -- rearguments in kiobel versus dutch petroleum, under the human rights claims act court. -- tort. we talk about the alien tort statute. in the order in which they are speaking, to my left is katie redford, the co-founder and u.s. office director of earthrights international. paul hoffman is the lead counsel for the plaintiffs. john bollinger -- bellinger is a former legal adviser for the department of state and offered an amicus brief. andrew grossman is a little fel
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